Jul 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
before -- why not send your children to public school? here's abc's jon karl tonight. >> reporter: newly elected mayor rahm emanuel's famously hot temper was on display with an interview in chicago when he refused to answer a question about where his kids will go to school. >> mary ann, let me break the news to you. my children are not in a public position. the mayor is. and as long as i'm -- >> you don't think it will be news where they go to school? >> no, i think you will do that. but let me be -- you need to understand. you are asking me a value statement, not a policy. no, you have to appreciate this. my children are not an instrument of me being mayor. my children are my children. >> reporter: political leaders, of course, have a right to family privacy just like everyone else. but the "where do your kids go to school" question is not a new one. last year, president obama was asked if his daughters would get as good an education in a d.c. public school as they do in private school. >> i'll be blunt with you. the answer is no right now. the d.c. public school systems are struggling.
Jul 22, 2011 12:00am PDT
, and the director of the movie, jon favreau, will be our guest on monday and directs our show on wednesday. and when he's director, my plan is, i'm going to shoot e.t. from a horse. and our music gueses next week, ronnie vannucci from the killers' new band, big talk, the features will be here, chris young will be with us, and lady gaga will be here to turn everything upside down. so join us next week, too. our first guest tonight is an exceptionally funny individual. he has a television show on nbc called "parenthood" and a film that he wrote and directed and starred in called "brother's justice." it just came out on blu-ray and dvd. please say hello to dax shepard. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: you look so wholesome tonight. >> five years younger, right? >> jimmy: you do. what did you do? >> on vacation together, which you'll learn about later -- >> jimmy: don'n'tell everyone. >> i had a full beard and longer hail. don't i look younger? >> jimmy: you do. >> i sprang out of bed this morning. my hair was still long and thin and i shaved and then i looked terrible. i didn't hav
Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
social security check riding on the outcome. abc's jon karl joins us now, from washington, with the latest. what about it? how close are we finally to a deal? >> reporter: getting close to a deal with the house speaker, john boehner. the outlines of this deal include up to $3 trillion in spending cuts over the next ten years including some cuts to popular entitlement programs like medicare and social security. also, elizabeth, it would include a promise or a commitment that congress would bring more money in through tax revenues by reforming the code, closing some of those loopholes. that's something that congress would act on over this last year. >> that last one, isn't that disguise? a tax increase in >> reporter: well, certainly some will call it that. the rates won't go up. congress would have to act over the next year. if they didn't ago, automatic steps would be taken that both sides wouldn't like which would be tax hikes and spending cuts. possibly, elizabeth, they're talking about repealing part of the health care bill. >> even if president obama and speaker boehner reach a